RAB hires new director, talkSPORT expands globally plus Absolute relaunches website ~ Behind the Mic
Nov 2014 Behind the Mic
talkSPORT expands offering to 25 countries reaching an estimated 75m listeners
talkSPORT has announced that radio broadcasters in fifteen countries have agreed to continue airing the show’s live Barclays Premier League, FA Cup and Capital One Cup commentary during the 2014/15 season. As a result of the agreement, stations in Barbados, Botswana, Egypt, Jamaica, Kenya, Mauritius, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Sudan, Tanzania, UAE, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe will broadcast TalkSport’s exclusive coverage.
Bauer Media has launched a new website for the Absolute Radio network of radio stations. The new design is a stark departure from its previous site which has been online since the station launched in 2008, taking over from Virgin Radio.
Deezer acquires internet talk radio service Stitcher
Deezer is to acquire Stitcher – a provider of personalised internet talk radio and mobile products. The acquisition will give Deezer’s customers access to over 35 million music tracks and 35,000 radio shows and podcasts.